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Patent Office Sanctions OpenSky Over VLSI Challenge ‘Abuse’

The yearslong patent dispute between Intel Corp. and VLSI Technology LLC reached an emphatic turning point Tuesday as the US Patent and Trademark Office dismissed OpenSky Industries LLC from its challenge to a VLSI patent—which Intel had joined—and issued sanctions for what it labeled ‘abuse’ of the patent challenge system.

Lopsided Fee-Shifting Provisions Cross Ideological Divides

Second Amendment and abortion rights advocates may have found common ground in opposing two nearly identical, very unusual, and allegedly unconstitutional one-way fee-shifting provisions contained in controversial laws passed in Texas and California.

Prince, Andy Warhol, and Fair Use at the Supreme Court

Did Andy Warhol violate copyright law when he used a photo of Prince as source material? We explore the case, and the key consideration of "transformative use" in this video.

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